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|Public Law 86-651||Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1961.|
|Public Law 86-651||512|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply supplemental appropriations (this Act may be cited as the "Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1961") for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes, namely:
For an additional amount for "Tribal funds", $500,000, to be derived from the funds to the credit of the Indians of California now on deposit in the Treasury (which funds are also known as the California Indians judgment fund), for payment of expenses, other than attorneys' fees, hereafter incurred by attorneys in prosecuting claims in Dockets Numbered 31 and 37, before the Indian Claims Commission, on behalf of the Indians of California (as defined in and enrolled under the Act of May 18, 1928, 45 Stat. 602, as amended), under contracts approved by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That expenditures from this fund shall be made only upon proper vouchers approved by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That if the judgment recovered under Dockets Numbered 31 and 37 is distributed on any basis other than the roll prepared pursuant to the Act of May 18, 1928, as amended, the California Indians judgment fund shall first be reimbursed by the amount of the expenditures under this provision.